ARAG plc is an internationally successful, quality insurer, independent and family owned - providing access to justice since 1935. We provide an innovative and comprehensive range of legal expenses insurance and assistance products to brokers, underwriting agents and insurers.
Our products allow brokers to offer legal protection to businesses, families, motorists, and landlords and our range of assistance products include Home Emergency, Landlord Emergency and Motor Breakdown.
Part three of this blog series looks at how the pandemic created a backlog of cases in almost all courts and tribunals, before highlighting why alternative means of resolving disputes such as mediation have become much more attractive.
Part two of this blog series looks at how underinvestment in the justice system and reduced access to legal aid has impacted access to justice. The blog also highlights why the number of people reporting ownership of legal expenses insurance products has increased from 17% in 2017 to 29% in 2020.
This content provides information on the direction of changes within employment law in 2021. Areas covered include: the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme; off-payroll working rules (IR35); the National Minimum Wage; what happens if you are made redundant; Family Related Payments; Statutory Sick Pay.
These are exceptionally stressful times for anyone renting a property and it can really help to have all the relevant information in one place. This content provides information on the questions that are being asked most often by callers to ARAG’s legal advice line.
The impact that the pandemic has had on our justice system has been as seismic as anywhere else in society and will take as long as any other to recover. Part one of this blog series sheds light on the justice crisis before Covid-19 and the types of legal issues experienced over the past four years.
This whitepaper provides an overview of the implications of HMRC's rules known as IR35. It explores how the rule changes in April 2021 will affect businesses and outlines why businesses need to ensure that they have robust processes in place for reviewing working arrangements.
This content looks at #IR35 and the changes made to the 'off-payroll working rules'.
The German ARAG Group, a global leader in legal expenses insurance (LEI) and currently active in 19 countries, has acquired DAS Legal Protection Inc. in Canada which is part of the Munich Re / ERGO Group. View this content to find out more.
The influx of employment tribunal claims and the backlog of cases, which already reached record highs in February, is unlikely to have peaked, according to leading legal advice and protection provider ARAG. This blog highlights the pressures facing the tribunal system.
It may be more than two years since the legislation was passed and there is still plenty of uncertainty around the detail, but a date has finally been set for the implementation of the Civil Liability Act and the so-called “whiplash reforms”. This blog highlights the latest developments.